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Wetpixel Live: Macro Close Up Lenses Photo

Wetpixel Live: Macro Close Up Lenses

Another relatively recent development in optical equipment for underwater photographers is the availability of a seeming plethora of “wet” close-up lenses. In this episode of Wetpixel Live, Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon and regular contributor Alex Mustard chat through the options and make some recommendations about which macro underwater photographers should consider.

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Wetpixel Live: WACP Version 1 or 2 Photo

Wetpixel Live: WACP Version 1 or 2

Nauticam released the Wide Angle Conversion Port (WACP) back in 2017. This port, along with manufacturers modifying Nikonos RS lenses for use with modern cameras, has rekindled enthusiasm for water contact optics. At DEMA 2019, Nauticam released a second version of the WACP, which has caused some confusion among underwater image-makers as to which option to choose. Adam and Alex set out to try and explain the differences between the versions in this episode of Wetpixel Live.

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Wetpixel Live: Strobe Arms and Clamps Photo

Wetpixel Live: Strobe Arms and Clamps

As underwater photographers, we often get caught up in the exciting gear like cameras, housings, and lenses and end up ignoring the more basic, but equally crucial items. Arguably, one of these is strobe arms and clamps, and in this episode of Wetpixel Live, Alex and Adam discuss their approaches to these more mundane, but very important tools.

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Wetpixel Live: Favorite Seal Images Photo

Wetpixel Live: Favorite Seal Images

It is National Marine Week in the UK and to celebrate this, Adam and Alex share their favorite seal images on Wetpixel Live. Diving with and photographing seals is one of the most fun things you can do underwater, and these iconic creatures are such a feature of UK diving.

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Wetpixel Live: TTL and shooting with Ambient Light Photo

Wetpixel Live: TTL and shooting with Ambient Light

Responding to a question posted by a user on the channel, Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard provide some ideas about using TTL with fast-moving subjects. Their discussion then digresses into a discussion about shooting bigger subjects and when it might be appropriate to use filters to improve color in our images.

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Wetpixel Live: Martin Edge’s The Underwater Photographer Photo

Wetpixel Live: Martin Edge’s The Underwater Photographer

For many underwater photographers, Martin Edge’s seminal book “The underwater Photographer” is a definitive text. The latest edition is now shipping, having been delayed by the COVID-19. Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard, who wrote the book’s forward and a chapter, discuss its content and suggest that it is essential reading for all those capturing images underwater.

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